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Tax credits: disability helpsheet TC956

Find out if you qualify for the disability element of Working Tax Credit.

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This helpsheet explains in detail the conditions you must meet to qualify for the disability element of Working Tax Credit.

The 3 conditions you must meet are, you:

  • usually work for 16 hours or more a week
  • have a disability that puts you at a disadvantage in getting a job
  • currently get, or have been getting, a qualifying sickness or disability benefit

Helpsheets are for guidance only and show HMRC’s position at the time of writing.

Published 31 March 2014
Last updated 1 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. The English and Welsh versions of disability helpsheet TC956 have been updated.
  2. The TC956 disability helpsheet has been updated to reflect the October 2017 changes.
  3. The TC956 Disability Helpsheet has been updated to reflect October 2016 changes.
  4. The latest version of form TC956 has been added to this page.
  5. The 2015 to 2016 form has been added to this page
  6. First published.